There are 12 ways to get from Leicester to Amsterdam by train, bus, car ferry, car, car train or plane

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train  •  5 h 48 min

  1. Take the train from Leicester to London St Pancras International
  2. Take the train from London St. Pancras International to Amsterdam, Centraal Station

$117 - $386

Cheapest option

Bus  •  13 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus from Leicester to London Victoria Coach Station National Express
  2. Take the bus from London to Amsterdam City Center - Sloterdijk Ouibus

$31 - $44

10 alternative options

Train, car ferry  •  14 h 4 min

  1. Take the train from Leicester to Cambridge
  2. Take the train from Cambridge to Harwich International
  3. Take the car ferry from Harwich to Hook of Holland
  4. Take the train from Schiedam Centrum to Amsterdam Centraal

$154 - $214

Drive, Eurotunnel  •  6 h 59 min

  1. Drive from Leicester to Folkestone
  2. Take the Eurotunnel from Folkestone to Calais
  3. Drive from Calais to Amsterdam

$269 - $315

Drive, car ferry  •  8 h 3 min

  1. Drive from Leicester to Dover
  2. Take the car ferry from Dover to Calais
  3. Drive from Calais to Amsterdam

$120 - $178

Train to Birmingham, fly to Amsterdam  •  4 h 44 min

  1. Take the train from Leicester to Birmingham New Street
  2. Fly from Birmingham (BHX) to Amsterdam (AMS) BHX - AMS

$91 - $289

Train to London City, fly to Rotterdam, train  •  4 h 54 min

  1. Take the train from Leicester to London St Pancras International
  2. Fly from London City (LCY) to Rotterdam (RTM) LCY - RTM
  3. Take the train from Rotterdam Centraal to Amsterdam Centraal

$111 - $409

Fly East Midlands to Amsterdam  •  4 h 33 min

  1. Fly from East Midlands (EMA) to Amsterdam (AMS) EMA - AMS

$66 - $280

Train to London Luton, fly to Amsterdam  •  4 h 37 min

  1. Take the train from Leicester to Luton Airport Parkway
  2. Fly from London Luton (LTN) to Amsterdam (AMS) LTN - AMS

$61 - $225

Train to London Stansted, fly to Amsterdam  •  5 h 46 min

  1. Take the train from Leicester to Stansted Airport
  2. Fly from London Stansted (STN) to Amsterdam (AMS) STN - AMS

$110 - $309

Train, train to Norwich, fly to Amsterdam  •  6 h 17 min

  1. Take the train from Leicester to Peterborough
  2. Take the train from Peterborough to Norwich
  3. Fly from Norwich (NWI) to Amsterdam (AMS) NWI - AMS

$181 - $472

Train, train to Manchester, fly to Amsterdam  •  6 h 16 min

  1. Take the train from Leicester to Sheffield
  2. Take the train from Sheffield to Manchester Airport
  3. Fly from Manchester (MAN) to Amsterdam (AMS) MAN - AMS

$83 - $295

What companies run services between Leicester, England and Amsterdam, Netherlands?

You can take a train from Leicester to Amsterdam via London St Pancras International and London St. Pancras International in around 5 h 48 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Leicester to Amsterdam via London Victoria Coach Station and London in around 13 h 25 min.

Airlines
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from London Luton to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $230
Flights from London Stansted to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $270
Flights from Manchester to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $350
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Birmingham to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $410
Flights from Norwich to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $650
Flights from Manchester to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $450
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Birmingham to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $320
Flights from East Midlands to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $440
Flights from Manchester to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $350
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London City to Rotterdam
Ave. Duration
51 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $430
Flights from Manchester to Amsterdam via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $600
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from London Luton to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $270
Train operators
East Midlands Trains
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from Leicester to London St Pancras International
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$23 - $35
Off-Peak Single
$45 - $75
Anytime Day Single
$45 - $70
Anytime Single
$65 - $95
Train from Leicester to Luton Airport Parkway
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$16 - $24
Off-Peak Single
$30 - $55
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $50
Anytime Single
$45 - $70
Train from Peterborough to Norwich
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$19 - $29
Off-Peak Single
$35 - $65
Anytime Day Single
$40 - $60
Anytime Single
$55 - $85
Train from Leicester to Sheffield
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$29 - $45
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$14 - $20
Off-Peak Single
$28 - $45
Anytime Day Single
$29 - $45
Anytime Single
$40 - $60
Merseyrail Electrics
Phone
0151 330 1000
Website
merseyrail.org
Train from Leicester to London St Pancras International
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
merseyrail.org
Train from Leicester to Luton Airport Parkway
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$16 - $23
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
merseyrail.org
Train from Leicester to Sheffield
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$14 - $20
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
merseyrail.org
Eurostar
Website
eurostar.com
Train from London St. Pancras International to Amsterdam, Centraal Station
Ave. Duration
3 h 41 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$95 - $320
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$95 - $320
Premier
$230 - $360
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Leicester to Cambridge
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$55 - $85
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$35 - $55
Anytime Single
$55 - $85
Off-Peak Single
$45 - $70
Train from Leicester to Birmingham New Street
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$25 - $40
Anytime Single
$35 - $55
Off-Peak Single
$22 - $35
Train from Leicester to Stansted Airport
Ave. Duration
2 h 22 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $95
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$40 - $60
Anytime Single
$60 - $95
Off-Peak Single
$55 - $85
Train from Leicester to Peterborough
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$27 - $45
Anytime Single
$40 - $60
Off-Peak Single
$27 - $40
Dutch Railways (NS)
Phone
+31 30 751 5155
Website
ns.nl
Train from Schiedam Centrum to Amsterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$9 - $17
Website
ns.nl
Purchase a
eurail.com
Train from Rotterdam Centraal to Amsterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $20
Website
ns.nl
Purchase a
eurail.com
Eurotunnel
Phone
+44 (0) 8443 35 35 35
Website
eurotunnel.com
Car train from Folkestone to Calais
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$176
Website
eurotunnel.com
Thalys
Website
thalys.com
Train from Rotterdam Centraal to Amsterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$24 - $45
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$24 - $45
1st Class
$40 - $55
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Sheffield to Manchester Airport
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $30
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$11 - $16
Off-Peak Day Single
$18 - $27
Anytime Day Single
$22 - $30
Bus operators
Ferry operators

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Leicester and Amsterdam is 408 km.

The cheapest way to get from Leicester to Amsterdam is to bus which costs £23 - £35 and takes 13 h 25 min.

The quickest way to get from Leicester to Amsterdam is to fly which takes 4 h 33 min and costs £45 - £210.

No, there is no direct train from Leicester to Amsterdam. However, there are services departing from Leicester and arriving at Amsterdam, Centraal Station via London St. Pancras International. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 48 min.

No, there is no direct bus from Leicester to Amsterdam. However, there are services departing from Leicester and arriving at Amsterdam City Center - Sloterdijk via London. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 13 h 25 min.

It takes approximately 5 h 48 min to get from Leicester to Amsterdam, including transfers.